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Marcia MacNeil

Interim Head of Communications

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Rodrigo Ordóñez

Communications Manager

Media contact – Africa

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Joshua Masinde

Communications Specialist

Media contact – Latin America

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Ricardo Curiel Martinez

Senior Communications Specialist for Latin America

Press releases

The leading multinational food and beverage company will source wheat produced sustainably in the Bajío region of Mexico from farmers who participate in CIMMYT’s research and capacity building networks.

Press releases

Scientists used a wild grass trait that inhibits soil microbes from producing environmentally-harmful nitrogen compounds. Widespread use of the new technology could lower global use of fertilizers for wheat crops.

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New leadership will continue to build on scientific excellence on maize and wheat research.

Press releases

Farmers could save costs and contribute to climate mitigation by adopting easy-to-access farming methods like better nitrogen management, intermittent irrigation, and strip tillage, study shows.

In the media

Source: SBS Punjabi (8 Sep 2021)

The Indian researcher leads CIMMYT’s environmental analytics work in South Asia, where he addresses the region’s productivity and sustainability challenges in cereal systems.

In the media

Source: (3 Sep 2021)

An international collaboration has discovered a biological nitrification inhibition trait that, when transferred to growing wheat varieties, can reduce the use of fertilizers and boost yields.

In the media

Source: Horti Daily (26 Aug 2021)

At CIMMYT’s experimental station in Toluca, Mexico, scientists use greenhouse technologies to develop improved varieties that boost production, prevent crop disease and improve smallholder farmers’ livelihood.

In the media

Source: Mashable (13 Aug 2021)

Matthew Reynolds talked to Mashable about the importance of developing drought-resistant crops through breeding programs to protect future wheat supplies.